Category Archives: Route Optimization

Vehicle Routing with OptaPlanner in Practice

The vehicle routing problem (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vehicle_routing_problem) is an optimization problem to find good routes for many vehicles to serve workloads / visit multiple locations (customers) with a given set of constraints. The goal of the optimization is generally the minimization of costs, which could mean the minimization of fuel used or vehicles needed to satisfy the…
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